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Folklore - Wild Animals

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Folklore 12-9-'38

Wild Animals
The weasel is a small animal who kills rabbits and hens. People say that long ago when the Danes came to Ireland they brought the weasel is called the Danes cat. The weasel kills rabbits but he does not eat them he only sucks their blood.
Writer: Mary Raftery
Clougher
Ballinlough
Co Roscommon
Teller: Mr Raftery
Clougher
Ballinlough
Co Roscommon

Collector
Mary Raftery
Gender
female
Address
Clogher Upper, Co. Roscommon
Informant
Mr Raftery
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Clogher Upper, Co. Roscommon
Language
English